Bui, Tung X. 贝常青

CCS Faculty
Matson Navigation Co. Chair of Global Business
Professor and Chair, Department of Information Technology Management
Faculty Director, Executive MBA Programs, Vietnam (Hanoi and HCMC)
Chair, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS.org)
Director, PRIISM Pacific Research Institute for IS Management
Director, APEC Study Center
University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business, Honolulu HI 96822 USA
Tel. +1-808-956-5565

Since 1997, Tung Bui holds the distinguished professorship of global business endowed by the Matson Navigation Company at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA. He earned a doctorate in Management/Econometrics from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and a Ph.D. in Information systems/Economics from the Stern School of Business, New York University. Prior to joining the University of Hawaii, Prof. Bui was on the faculty at New York University, the United States Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, the Universities of Fribourg and Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in addition to other visiting positions in Canada, France and Germany. In 2020, he was appointed as a senior research affiliate at the APEC Study Center at the University of California at Berkeley. Among many awards, Prof. Tung received in 2016 the Lifetime Research Award by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) College on Group Decision and Negotiation. He is also a Senior Research Affiliate at the University of California at Berkeley, APEC Study Center.

Prof. Bui has published 14 books and over 180 papers. Bui served as a former advisor to the Vietnamese Minister of Education and Training (MOET Dr. Tran Hong Quan) leading to the introduction of the Internet and digital media to the country (1994-1995). In 2011, he was appointed as an honorary professor at the University of Hue. He is Director of the Executive MBA program of the University of Hawaii in Vietnam (VEMBA). Bui appears regularly on radios and televisions and other media promoting economic development and global business, through digital transformation. Among other activities, Bui was the faculty director running a five-year leadership training program for young government leader of the QuangDong province.

Selected publications:

Bui, T. (2023) “Vietnamese Geoeconomics in a Polarized Global Economy: Understanding the Bamboo Diplomacy and its Viability,” in Great Power Competition and Middle Power Strategies (Vinod K. Aggarwal, Editor), SpringerNature, Cham.
Bui, T. and Vo, Q. (2023) The Making of Little Saigon: Nostalgia, Aspirations and Futurity, Hamilton Books, Washington D.C. (forthcoming).
Bui, T., Le, Q and Nguyen J. (2024) “A Geoeconomic Strategy for Sustainable Development and Industrialization: Vietnam’s Public-Private Partnership in a Circular Economy,” in Circular Economy, Elsevier (forthcoming).
Bui, T. and Loc Q. Lam (2022), “I am what I am: Convergence Behaviors on Online Discussion about the Safety of COVID-10 Vaccines” Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, HI.
Nguyen T., Bui, T., Freeze T. and Guillen, A. “Enterprise Architecture Risk Assessment Using Multi-Criteria Decision Theory and Preliminary Results”, SPIE Defense Commercial Sensing, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications, Decision Support Framework and Tools for Supporting Future Space Systems, Development and Acquisition, Anaheim, April 2020
Subba R. and Bui T, (2017) “Online Convergence Behavior, Social Media Communications and Crisis Response: An Empirical Study of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Police Twitter Project” Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kona, HI, 2017.
Bui, T., Yang, D., Jones, W., Li, J. (2002), China’s economic powerhouse, Palgrave Publisher, London.
Bui, “Internet Development in Asia Pacific”, Databases, Spring 1997